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How Did We Go From a 15-day Quarantine to 45 days?

How Did We Go From a 15-day Quarantine to 45 days?

Chris Butler, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, has been affecting everyday life.  Personally, I was happy when physical classroom activity was canceled, offering a break from waking up at 6:30 a.m. and returning home at 2:45 p.m., but it's actually turned out to be terrible. It seems as though every week that...

More Testing Updates From College Board and DOE

More Testing Updates From College Board and DOE

Nohana Hossain, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education has waived standardized testing requirements for the current school year for students in elementary school through high school. The department says it will provide relief from federally mandated testing requirements to any state requesting a waiver due to the public...

What About the S.A.T.?

What About the S.A.T.?

Hannah Bushell, News Editor

March 20, 2020

As of Thursday March 19, there have been several changes regarding standardized testing that will impact many students at both Stamford High School and at other high schools throughout the country. First, the March and May SAT tests are both cancelled and will not be rescheduled. It has been stat...

Stamford Public Schools to Close for Two Weeks

Stamford Public Schools to Close for Two Weeks

Eric Kelly and Lindsay Scordato

March 12, 2020

Stamford Public Schools announced in an email to families Thursday morning that the district will close all schools for a minimum of two weeks in an effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Additionally, all sports, groups, and clubs are temporarily postponed until further notice. This anno...

Student Reactions to Coronavirus

Student Reactions to Coronavirus

Siri Forfang, Ethan Davis, Grace Campos, Natalie Widmer, and Grace Campos

March 12, 2020

Round Table reporters canvassed the halls of Stamford High today to find out how students were reacting to the developments surround the COVID-19 coronavirus.

SHS Hosts African American Awards Assembly

SHS Hosts African American Awards Assembly

C.J. Stone, Reporter

March 9, 2020

On February 27, a group of students led by history teacher Jim Moriarty held the school's annual "African American Awards" assembly, which recognizes extraordinary achievement by people of color in Stamford. CJ Stone was on the scene.

Manka Clarifies Open Campus Policy

Manka Clarifies Open Campus Policy

Jordan Mendez, Multimedia Editor

February 27, 2020

Round Table staff have been getting a lot of questions about the school's open campus and food delivery policies, so we sent one of editors (Jordan Mendez) to interview Principal Ray Manka for some clarifications.

Cancer Research Experiment to be Tested on the International Space Station

Cancer Research Experiment to be Tested on the International Space Station

Chris Price, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

An experiment proposal developed by seniors at Stamford High School, Rithin Armstrong and Lizet Garcia, was selected for testing on the International Space Station in this year’s Student Spaceflight Experiments Program Mission 14 to the ISS. “We are so honored to be selected to participate in this once-...

IB Program Hosts ‘Volunteerism Day’

IB Program Hosts ‘Volunteerism Day’

Alyssa Guilmette, Reporter

January 31, 2020

On January 7, 2020, Stamford High's I.B. Program hosted "Volunteerism Day." Reporter Alyssa Guilmette was on the scene.On January 7, 2020, Stamford High's I.B. Program hosted "Volunteerism Day." Reporter Alyssa Guilmette was on the scene.

Building Meeting Gets Contentious

Building Meeting Gets Contentious

Cody Tromba and Hannah Bushell

January 29, 2020

On January 15, 2020, Stamford officials held an informational session about a tentative plan to demolish and rebuild certain schools in the district. Many of the audience members were Stamford residents, including both parents and Stamford Public Schools officials. Stamford's Director of Administration Mike H...

Pep Rally Supports Unified Sports Team

Pep Rally Supports Unified Sports Team

Alyssa Ferro and Katie Bernard

January 23, 2020

On Friday January 17, Stamford High hosted a pep rally in support of our Unified Sports Team. Reporters Alyssa Ferro and Katie Bernard have more.

Tragedy Narrowly Averted at Basketball Game

Tragedy Narrowly Averted at Basketball Game

Abby Wexler, Angelina McHugh, and Ally Findeisen

January 15, 2020

Six minutes remained in the second quarter when a girls basketball game turned into an emergency situation, requiring quick thinking of Stamford High School staff. The game, which took place in the Stamford High School gym on December 28th, was between Westhill High School and Scarsdale High School.  To...

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